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Jones County, North Carolina (NC)


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County population in 2012: 10,275 (all rural); it was 10,381 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,781
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,343
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,231
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,043 (it was 830 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%

Land area: 472 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 21 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jones County: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.2%), Manufacturing (12.5%), Retail trade (10.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Jones County, North Carolina:


Median resident age:  44.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years

Males: 4,883  (49.3%)
Females: 5,270  (50.7%)

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Jones County,NC real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Jones County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $34,420 ($30,882 in 1999)
This county:

$34420
North Carolina:

$43674

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $350 (lower quartile is $238, upper quartile is $419)
This county:

$350
State:

$568


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $92,737 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Jones County:

$92,737
North Carolina:

$155,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,054 - $145,553

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $202,503
Here:

$202,503
State:

$218,934

Mobile homes: $81,209
Here:

$81,209
State:

$45,354
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,289
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $286

Institutionalized population: 83

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Jones County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $585 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $483 (0.6%)


Jones County household income distribution in 2009 Jones County home values distribution


Jones County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 18.1%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.6% for Black residents, 20.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 28.0% for other race residents, 72.2% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 44 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 45 years old, American Indian residents: 45 years old, Asian residents: 53 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

16.9%
Whole state:

12.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

6.7%
Whole state:

5.5%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jones County is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $544 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $753 a month.

Cities in this county include: Maysville, Pollocksville, Trenton.

Jones County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Local government website: WWW.CO.JONES.NC.US

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jones County: Horse Landing (A), Log Landing (B), Mallard Cove Landing (C), Marsh Landing (D), Tuckahoe (E), Murrill Landing (F), Wooten Landing (G), Scott Landing (H), Quarter Neck Country Club (I), White Bank Landing (J), Whitford Landing (K), Banks Landing (L), Whitford (M), White Rock Landing (N), Prettyman Landing (O), Posque Landing (P), Trenton Wastewater Treatment Plant (Q), Bells Landing (R), Perry Landing (S), Foscue Landing (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jones County include: White Oak Church (A), Zions Chapel (B), Tuckahoe Church (C), Lees Methodist Chapel (D), Beautiful Valley Church (E), Whaleys Chapel (F), White Oak Church (G), Turners Chapel (H), Saint Phillip Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Brock Pond (A), Island Branch Swamp (B), Great Dover Swamp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cypress Creek (A), Gravelly Branch (B), Goshen Branch (C), Joshua Creek (D), Bull Branch (E), Buck Branch (F), Clayhill Branch (G), Black Swamp (H), Ash Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jones County include: Catfish Lake Waterfowl Impoundment (1), Haywood Landing Recreation Site (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Carteret County , Craven County , Duplin County , Lenoir County , Onslow County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 379
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 72.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 220 (41% naturalized citizens)

Jones County:

2.1%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 27.5%

Jones County marital status for males
Jones County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Jones County with a mortgage: 978 (94 second mortgage, 135 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 857

Here:

53.3% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.83%
Here38.8%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 4,031
Total congregations: 25

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchOriginal Free Will BaptistsUnited Church of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents1,621 (40.2%)821 (20.4%)403 (10.0%)263 (6.5%)180 (4.5%)
Congregations5 (20.0%)7 (28.0%)3 (12.0%)3 (12.0%)1 (4.0%)
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents180 (4.5%)177 (4.4%)137 (3.4%)130 (3.2%)119 (3.0%)
Congregations1 (4.0%)1 (4.0%)1 (4.0%)1 (4.0%)2 (8.0%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Jones County - Maysville, Pollocksville, Trenton

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
This county:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Jones County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Jones County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.4%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jones County:

17.0%
State:

15.6%


Agriculture in Jones County:

Average size of farms: 494 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $582,644
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $389.56
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 78.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $529,741
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 65.24%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.68%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $174,258
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 77.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.82
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.65%
Corn for grain: 6494 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5064 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 27856 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 10339 harvested acres
Vegetables: 49 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 16 acres

Tornado activity:

Jones County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 1.3 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 137 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/17/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jones County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Jones County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Jones County (%):





Jones County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,327 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 740 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 49 (1%)
  • Other means: 60 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 79 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Jones County, North Carolina in 2000:

People in group quarters in Jones County, North Carolina in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $41,958.

7.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
North Carolina average:

8.53%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.23% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($23,310 average AGI)
2.18% relocated from other states ($10,282 average AGI)
Jones County:

2.18%
North Carolina average:

4.34%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Craven County, NC  1.81% ($41,267 average AGI)
from Onslow County, NC  1.24% ($29,585)
from Lenoir County, NC  1.15% ($28,237)


7.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
North Carolina average:

7.27%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.68% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($24,859 average AGI)
1.23% relocated to other states ($5,650 average AGI)
Jones County:

1.23%
North Carolina average:

3.10%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Craven County, NC  1.80% ($25,250 average AGI)
to Onslow County, NC  1.41% ($24,319)
to Lenoir County, NC  1.23% ($29,488)
to Carteret County, NC  0.30% ($45,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Births per 1000 population in Jones County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Jones County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jones County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,880 (1,465 aged, 415 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 814.660
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 979.540
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 9.7

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 38.79

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.7

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,062

Size of family households: 1,382 2-persons, 663 3-persons, 475 4-persons, 189 5-persons, 86 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,131 1-person, 162 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 12 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

95.4% of residents of Jones County speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $77,525,000 ($7451 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,471,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $33,506,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,931,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,379,000
Federal grants: $20,765,000
Federal procurement contracts: $704,000 ($382,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,239,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $224,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,915,000
Federal Government insurance: $37,511,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 477
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 635
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +50
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +18
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jones County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.79 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Jones County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 40
  • 3 rooms: 169
  • 4 rooms: 343
  • 5 rooms: 875
  • 6 rooms: 806
  • 7 rooms: 516
  • 8 rooms: 321
  • 9+ rooms: 161
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 85
  • 4 rooms: 233
  • 5 rooms: 231
  • 6 rooms: 136
  • 7 rooms: 78
  • 8 rooms: 27
  • 9+ rooms: 6
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jones County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 31
  • 1 bedroom: 79
  • 2 bedrooms: 607
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,069
  • 4 bedrooms: 377
  • 5+ bedrooms: 68
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 74
  • 2 bedrooms: 306
  • 3 bedrooms: 369
  • 4 bedrooms: 57
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Jones County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 215
  • 1 vehicle: 900
  • 2 vehicles: 1,253
  • 3 vehicles: 638
  • 4 vehicles: 176
  • 5+ vehicles: 49
  • no vehicle: 175
  • 1 vehicle: 386
  • 2 vehicles: 205
  • 3 vehicles: 60
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

68% of Jones County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in North Carolina.

Jones County:

67.9%
State average:

54.4%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $50,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jones County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (53.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.6%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Electricity (43.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.8%)
  • Utility gas (2.5%)
  • Wood (1.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 185
Here:

14.1%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 55
Here:

8.4%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 42
Here:

11.9%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Jones County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Jones County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Jones County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Jones County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Jones County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Jones County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10472.1 years
William9571.6 years
John8273.0 years
Mary7575.3 years
George5675.9 years
Robert5372.4 years
Annie3779.2 years
Charles2869.5 years
Edward2770.9 years
Joseph2769.6 years
Most common last names in Jones County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones9572.7 years
Smith6174.6 years
Hill5374.3 years
Banks4877.4 years
Meadows4471.9 years
Mallard4277.7 years
Mills3972.7 years
Riggs3973.9 years
Simmons3976.6 years
Collins3774.0 years

Businesses in Jones County, NC


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